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Nepal’s capital is rich in cultural, spiritual and natural attributes, and in the past decades is becoming one of the most favoured destinations in Asia.
Top 5 attractions in Kathmandu
1.Swayambhunath Temple: Apart from being one of the most significant sights of Kathmandu, the Swayambhunath Temple is also inhabited by monkeys and provides a beautiful view of the valley.,
2. Garden of Dreams: Right in the centre of Kathmandu a garden can be spotted that pleases its visitors with fountains, statues, pavilions and an abundance of botanical treats. Garden of Dreams is the perfect place to be escaping to from the noise of the streets.
3.Thamel: This ever-buzzing commercial hub of Kathmandu has a colourfully wide range of items for sale, which makes the area especially liked by visitors.
4.Boudhanath: This Buddhist monument is one of the largest of its kind and it has even survived the disastrous earthquake of 2015.
5.Kathmandu Durbar Square: The centre of peace in the midst of the busy capital.
Good to know:
Currency: Nepalese rupee
Dial Code: +977
Transportation: Tribhuvan International Airport
When? / How Long?: It is relatively warm in Nepal all year around, therefore there is really no bad timing for a vacation there. Since the capital is filled with a lot of exciting attractions and sights, not to mention some of the other places in Nepal (Annapurna), going for at least a week should be a good start.